Student Life & Leadership
Yearn for an exciting student life beyond the academics?
- Talented in the sports or the arts?
- Want to be part of the learning community in outdoor adventure, investment, artificial intelligence, current affairs, and many more?
- Love to serve the underserved communities?
You have come to the right place!
- Join the Office of Student Life Telegram Channel for exciting updates on student life activities
- Visit our Office of Student Life website and email email@example.com if you have any questions
- Join our CG/IG orientation in August to find out more about Interest Groups and Competition Groups
Join in an Interest Group (IG) to create your own vibrant student life and help fellow students develop a stronger sense of belonging. IGs serve to bring like-minded students together and hone common interests that lead to purposeful learning, growth and development.
Contact the relevant IG Leaders and do look out for the Live Chat with them on 2 & 9 July.
Arts & Community
SUSS Community Languages Interest Group (CLIG) aims to create an inclusive society by equipping members with relevant knowledge and skills that will encourage communication and understanding.
- Virtual and physical sign language lessons
- Equipping SUSS students with the relevant knowledge and skills required to ease communications between the hearing and the Deaf community
IG Lead: Latricia Tay
Music Interest Group (MIG) helps find like-minded musicians and singers from classical, broadway or popular music background to jam, record and audition for performance opportunities in SUSS events and showcase your muscial talents.
- Music making
- Recording for SUSS events
IG Lead: Kelly Ng & Rachael
SUSS Dance(X) is a dance interest group encompassing different genres – K-Pop, Hip-Hop and Contemporary. The IG aims to provide an encouraging space for students regardless of their dance experience to express ideas and emotions through movements.
- Dance trainings in Contemporary, Hip-Hop, K-pop genres
- Filming of dance covers
IG Lead: Lim Rui Yi Cheryl
SUSS Theatre Interest Group (STIG) aims to create a safe space for theatre enthusiasts regardless of your drama experience. Their activities serves to impart theatrical skills, provide peer support, and discuss sensitive issues pertaining to the community.
- Student-Led productions
- Acting, directing, stage management, script writing workshops
- Community engagement
IG Lead: Athirah Bte Wan Hamzah
SUSStainability seeks to build competencies and capabilities of SUSS students and the community in achieving sustainable development locally and regionally. The IG aims to generate awareness and mindfulness of SUSS students to economic, environmental and social sustainability efforts.
- Planting workshops
- Learning journeys
IG Lead: Jason Tan
Outdoor & Sports
Outdoor Adventure Club Interest Group (ODAIG) aims to promote the outdoor spirit to the members of SUSS through various Outdoor Activities and by providing certification programmes for them to learn or be proficient in outdoor skills. The IG organises activities such as, but not limited to:
- Rock climbing
- Water sports
IG Lead: Lim Qi En & Meira Ayuni Binte Harris Rizal
SUSS Skate Interest Group is a recreational skating community, with a focus on inline and quad skates. The IG brings skaters together to develop a healthy and active student life in SUSS. It serves as an outlet for students to bond and develop leadership skills by imparting skating knowledge among peers.
- Peer-to-peer mentoring skating sessions
- Inline skating
- Quad skating
IG Lead: Janelle Lai
Artificial Intelligence Interest Group (AI-IG) aims to promote the academic and social pursuits of the members, particularly in the study of matters pertaining to the field of Artificial Intelligence/Data Science, and/or other related fields. The AI-IG is a student chapter of Artificial Intelligence Singapore (AISG).
- Panel talks by industry experts
- Peer mentorship
- Mentorships and internship opportunities from AI SG
IG Lead: Mohamad Lutfi Qusyairi
Current Affairs Interest Group (CAIG) aims to promote intelligent discussions on the regional and international challenges faced by contemporary societies and explore possible management or resolutions through various activities.
- Representation in Model United Nations (MUN)
- Discussions on global political and social issues
- Collaborations with other Universities
IG Lead: Abigail Wong
SUSS Investment Interest Group (SIG) is established in 2017 which caters to students with interests in finance and investment. The IG aims to impart financial and investment knowledge in SUSS students.
- Weekly learning and discussions sessions
- Producing equity and global macroeconomics research reports
- Industry talks and finance workshops
- Hosting and participating in relevant competition
- Presentation days for networking and sharing
IG Lead: Dione Goh Wen Hui
SUSS Monsoon Interest Group (Monsoon IG) aims to provide entrepreneurship experience for their members through fun and exciting simulation games. Through various activities, members would learn about enterprise resource planning (ERP) concepts and apply them to virtual platforms.
- Simulation games
IG Lead: Anubhav
SUSS Cross-Cultural Immersion Interest Group (CCIIG) aims to encourage cultural inclusiveness and exchanges within the SUSS student body, where we create a community for like-minded students to gather to share, pursue and explore our interests in travelling and learning of the different cultures around the world.
- Networking sessions
- Knowledge sharing
- Cultural activities
IG Lead: Goh Shi Min Jasmine
SUSS FinTech Interest Group (FTIG) aims to be a platform for students in SUSS to pursue and explore their interest in the fast evolving FinTech scene. It also aims to enhance the knowledge and interests of SUSS students of the up and coming industry of FinTech through collaboration with other interest groups, that go beyond SUSS.
- Research on topics in relation to FinTech and Blockchain
- Collaborations with SUSS Blockchain Group and universities
IG Lead: Bryan Lim
Major Based IG
Business Analytics Interest Group (BAIG)
IG Lead: Miko Lim Xinyan
Human Resource Management Interest Group (HRM
IG Lead: Phang Zheng Jie Daniel
Marketing Interest Group (MKTIG)
IG Lead: Serena Rie
Public Safety & Security Interest Group (PSSIG)
IG Lead: Naazneen
Sociology Interest Group (SociIG)
IG Lead: Nurul Atiqah Binte Mohd Iwan
Supply Chain Management Interest Group (SCIG)
IG Lead: Goh Zhen Han
Accountancy Interest Group (ACCIG)
IG Lead: Jodi Chew Ming Hwee
Early Childhood Education Interest Group (ECEIG)
IG Lead: Daniel Ayub Mansul
Psychology Interest Group (PsyConnect)
IG Lead: Chan Yu Xiu Bryan
As part of the SUSS Competition Groups (CG), you will get the chance to represent the University and Singapore in varsity, national and international competitions. This is a rare opportunity to nurture your sporting talent, enhance your college experience, and develop your leadership.
Contact our Team Captains immediately if you are keen to be part of our exciting team!
Team Captains: Clarine Teo & Edgar Ho
Team Captains: Jerron Lim & Rachel Chong
Team Captain: Chin Weng Loong
Team Captain: Sameerudeen
Team Captain: Chan Chin Lim
Team Captain: Lee Jun
Team Captain: Neo Yan Ping
Team Captain: Nur Umairah
Team Captain: Colin Giam
Team Captain: Lum Hock Man
Team Captain: Ang Shu Ting
Team Captain: Kazushi Fujiwara
Team Captain: Jaslyn Toh
The Mrs Wong-Mah Jia Lan LEAD (Leadership Excellence and Affective Development) Academy is established to develop leadership capacity within the SUSS student community by nurturing students through close mentorship and instilling a sense of compassion, in order to enable them to make positive contributions towards others.
Through the LEAD Academy's initiatives, students can look forward to:
- Engaging in experiential leadership training and programmes
- Growing in their leadership journeys as they interact with and contribute to the community
- Realising their personal growth through positive impact to other
See below to have a peek into some of SUSS leadership programmes!
SUSS Our Well-Being Listeners
SUSS Peer Supporters also known as OWLS (Our Well-being Listeners) is a group of trained students who actively promote positive well-being in SUSS. As peer supporters, the OWLs provide a listening ear to students who are in need through their Here to Hear (H2H) sessions. With the guidance of their staff mentors from the Office of Student Life, the OWLS advances outreach initiatives such as well-being events, wellness packs and networking sessions.
SUSS OWLs shedding light on Mental Health Awareness series:
Follow @suss.owls to connect with them and find out more about their outreach initiatives!000000000000
SUSS CatalySt is a group of student leaders who work closely with the Office of Student Life to promote active citizenship through cultivating a greater appreciation of national heritage and raising awareness on current and social issues to the SUSS community. This is achieved through conducting experiential programmes such as heritage trails and student-led discussion sessions.
Follow @susscatalyst to connect with them and find out more about their outreach initiatives!
XL121 programme provides personalised mentorship and leadership development opportunities to students who are leading or planning to lead SUSS-wide projects. As a student on the XL121 programme, you will be offered leadership opportunities such as:
- one-to-one leadership coaching
- leadership development workshops
- network with industry leaders and other student leaders
Find out more about the leadership programme and commitment details.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are keen in this programme!